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  1. Bahrain’s Economy: Buffeted between Pearls and Oil

    ... on hold, what drove Bahrain’s economy between the World Wars? By the 1920s, the ancient trade in pearls, ... of Bahrain’s economy in the two interim decades? Trade Deficit Some answers can be found in the ‘Trade ... dominated by the declining pearl trade, in part simply because its other exports, such as building ...

  2. Foundation of an Empire: The East India Company’s Early Trade in Silk and Wool

    ... and strategic interests in the Gulf grew over time, it was initially a matter of textile trading with Persia ... interests in the Gulf grew over time, it was initially a matter of trade with Persia that first invited them to the shores of the Gulf. The trade in textiles would provide them with the key. An early nineteenth-century ...

  3. Frankincense in Dhofar: An Ancient Trade at the Centre of 19th Century Tensions

    ... of the trade, British colonial records cast light on the state of the ancient trade in Frankincense ... are inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, because frankincense has been traded in the region since ancient ... of the changed trading patterns caused by the Portuguese and other European nations’ trading in the region. ...

  4. A Brief History of the English East India Company 1600–1858

    ... a royal charter conferring the monopoly of English trade in the whole of Asia and the Pacific. Tea, ... by the ‘factory’ system: when the ships returned to Europe, agents known as ‘factors’ were left behind at trading ... responsible for the management of subordinate factories which included Bandar Abbas and Basra. From Trading ...

  5. 'File 10/8 Overseas trade enquiries'

    Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1352, 'File 10/8 Overseas trade enquiries', English Office files: ... and United Kingdom companies relating to trade in Bahrain. The file includes papers concerning an upsurge ... trade, Lingah shells (known in European markets as 'Bombay shells'), bedsteads, margarine and related ...

    495 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/1352 Date(s): 23 Jul 1929-29 Nov 1934
  6. 'File 10/7 II Registration of trade marks and protection of inventions in Bahrain Island'

    Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1350, 'File 10/7 II Registration of trade marks and protection ... with examples of trade mark labels. Trade marks could be registered at the Agency, and infringements were ... government in future introduce any legislation relating to the registration of labels, trade marks, etc, ...

    630 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/1350 Date(s): 28 Jan 1939-10 Dec 1944
  7. 'File 10/7 III Trade and Commerce. Registration of trademarks and protection of inventions in the Bahrain Island'

    Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1351, 'File 10/7 III Trade and Commerce. Registration of trademarks ... from 1-19, starting on folio 2., Correspondence relating to trade marks (there was no registration of trade marks in Bahrain at this period, but foreign trade mark rights applied). The file includes ...

    208 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/1351 Date(s): 4 Mar 1945-1 Dec 1950
  8. 'File 10/25 American Trade Interests in Bahrain'

    Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1361, 'File 10/25 American Trade Interests in Bahrain', English ... on United States interests and trade in Bahrain, and specific information relating to motor vehicles, ... Belgrave, Bahrain Political Agency, Bahrein Political Agency, Trade (Practice), India Office Records, Qatar ...

    88 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/1361 Date(s): 26 Jan 1936-27 May 1938
  9. 'File 10/4 V Trade Reports'

    Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1348, 'File 10/4 V Trade Reports', English Office: 10/4 V, 24 Jan ... circled) appearing in the same area of each folio numbered 1 - 169 (with some anomalies) (ff.2-173)., Trade ... to parts one and two of report on economic and trade conditions in Bahrain for year ended 31 March 1942, ...

    776 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/1348 Date(s): 24 Jan 1945-11 Oct 1949
  10. 'File 10/4 III Trade Report Bahrain Islands'

    Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1346, 'File 10/4 III Trade Report Bahrain Islands', English Office ... right corner of all the main documentary elements of the file, numbered 8-245 (folios 21-277)., Trade reports and related material. The papers include Department of Overseas Trade, Report on Economic ...

    631 images in record Ref: IOR/R/15/2/1346 Date(s): 21 Oct 1936-3 Sep 1940

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